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Acne drug Roaccutane linked to depression

Acne drug Roaccutane linked to depression

Neuropsychopharmacology editor resigns after failure to disclose conflict of interest

Neuropsychopharmacology editor resigns after failure to disclose conflict of interest

Link between expectancy, visual cues and the desire to smoke

Link between expectancy, visual cues and the desire to smoke

Profound alterations in the brain mechanisms that regulate motivated behavior with addiction

Profound alterations in the brain mechanisms that regulate motivated behavior with addiction

Nicotine has an unusual psychological property that may drive dependence

Nicotine has an unusual psychological property that may drive dependence

Genetic makeup may detemine likely success of quit smoking therapies

Genetic makeup may detemine likely success of quit smoking therapies

Teenage drug use can lead to adult addiction and heart attack

Teenage drug use can lead to adult addiction and heart attack

Overactive dopamine receptors may help explain anorexia nervosa symptoms

Overactive dopamine receptors may help explain anorexia nervosa symptoms

Findings suggest important differences among smokers in brain responses that underlie the smoking habit

Findings suggest important differences among smokers in brain responses that underlie the smoking habit

Experimental drug works best in combination with older remedy for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias

Experimental drug works best in combination with older remedy for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias

Finding opens new doors to determining susceptibility to antidepressant side effects

Finding opens new doors to determining susceptibility to antidepressant side effects

New tool to detect Alzheimer's early

New tool to detect Alzheimer's early

Modafinil may be a possible medicinal treatment for cocaine dependence

Modafinil may be a possible medicinal treatment for cocaine dependence

Odor identification test, strong predictor of Alzheimer's Disease

Odor identification test, strong predictor of Alzheimer's Disease

Early ritalin may cause long-term effects on the brain

Early ritalin may cause long-term effects on the brain

Cigarette smoking can dramatically affect appetite and weight control

Cigarette smoking can dramatically affect appetite and weight control

Acetaldehyde appears to increase the addictive properties of nicotine

Acetaldehyde appears to increase the addictive properties of nicotine

Cocaine addicts experience a decrease in D2 receptors affecting brain regions involved with movement, as well as motivation

Cocaine addicts experience a decrease in D2 receptors affecting brain regions involved with movement, as well as motivation